The Spanish exclamation Ole!, commonly heard at bullfights and flamenco dances, comes from Allah, meaning “praise be to God”.
Winston Churchill had a heart attack in the White House while straining to open a bedroom window.
Members of the U.S. Congress are the world’s highest paid legislators.
A fetus acquires fingerprints by the end of the first trimester.
There are roughly 144,000 mosquitoes for every person on earth.
The steam rising from a cup of coffee contains the same amount of antioxidants as three oranges.
Mr Potato Head was the first toy advertised on television.
Potatoes have more chromosomes than humans do – 48 versus 46.
When a giraffe’s baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.